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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google pushes city to first place in county tax growth

Mountain View now leads the county in property tax growth, and it's almost entirely because of Google's rapid expansion here,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 7, 2012 at 8:51 am | 3 comments | 3051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals to school board: Adult School cuts will hurt the most vulnerable

Dozens of community members came to the high school district board meeting Monday night to let trustees know how they felt...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Aj, on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 3051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three-alarm fire destroys Gladys Ave. homes

A three-alarm fire Tuesday morning on the first block of Gladys Avenue destroyed two units of a fourplex and at least one...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mr Nice, on Jun 11, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 12 comments | 3051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Huff principal aims to help English learners

Huff Elementary School has a new principal. Heidi Smith will take over the position for the upcoming school year, officials...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on May 26, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 5 comments | 3050 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One supporters all set for Obama visit

President Barack Obama and Air Force One are expected to land at Moffett Field Wednesday evening where he'll be greeted by...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Earth Air Space & Educational Foundation, on Sep 7, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 3050 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto council to weigh controversial Marriott proposal

With Palo Alto's hotel boom in full effect, its City Council will consider on Monday the latest entrant into the crowded...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Filippo, on Dec 7, 2015 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 3050 Views

AROUND TOWN

Petitioners oppose hospital purchase

By buying the Community Hospital of Los Gatos, El Camino Hospital will put a strain on services and finances at its Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Confused, on Mar 2, 2009 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 3049 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Popular state beaches and parks may close

The original article posted at Palo Alto Online: http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12564 Ten San...

Original post made by Molly on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Bolt Cutter, on Jun 7, 2009 at 7:15 am | 5 comments | 3048 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council supports plan to move historic house

A creative proposal by a developer to clear space for an office building by moving a historic house appears to have the blessing...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by OMV resident, on Mar 24, 2011 at 9:49 pm | 8 comments | 3048 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A cure for long pharmacy waits

There's no shortage of start-ups offering quick, same-day delivery for groceries and other goods, so it's no surprise that...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by Enough, on Apr 26, 2016 at 7:44 am | 13 comments | 3048 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man struck, killed by train in Palo Alto

A 24-year-old man was killed at about 7:30 p.m. Monday evening (Feb. 28) when southbound Caltrain No. 284 struck him at the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Greg David, on Mar 7, 2011 at 8:03 pm | 12 comments | 3047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Witnesses: car that killed Ware was speeding

The driver accused of hitting and killing William Ware appeared in court Dec. 27 for a preliminary hearing. Several witnesses...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 4, 2013 at 12:28 am | 2 comments | 3047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest suspect in Los Altos identity theft

Police are reminding residents to avoid leaving important papers unsecured in a mailbox after a suspect allegedly stole...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by hmm, on May 11, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 3047 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parents rally to protest education cuts

Parents and other supporters of public schools are gathering around the Bay Area today as part of a statewide campaign against...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by sly from old m.v., on May 26, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 7 comments | 3046 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Google, Hangar One

Google has offered to pay for the restoration of Hangar One. We asked people in downtown Mountain View how they felt about...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Dec 17, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 4 comments | 3046 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Youth get activities, but not at the Senior Center

Once again, the Mountain View Senior Center was spared the fate of having teens using its facilities in the evenings. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Santo, on Feb 14, 2009 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 3045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google has work to do on free WiFi

After hearing more and more complaints about the poor quality of its WiFi system in Mountain View, it appears that Google...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Oct 2, 2013 at 11:15 am | 9 comments | 3045 Views

BOOKS

Undocumented, but not unwritten

A pair of volunteers at the Mountain View Day Worker Center have assembled a compilation of interviews with day laborers...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on Jan 12, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 3 comments | 3045 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City seeking Stevens Creek group volunteers

Interested in getting involved with public works projects? The City of Mountain View is seeking applicants for a Citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by trail user, on Jun 19, 2013 at 8:52 am | 4 comments | 3044 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Armed burglary reported at MV recycling facility

A recycling facility was robbed last week when a suspect allegedly attacked an employee and demanded money from the facility's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by MarkSindone, on Mar 22, 2016 at 10:01 pm | 4 comments | 3044 Views
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